First National Bank and Black Tech Nation Ventures teamed up to support minority-owned startups in the Pittsburgh community and beyond.
As the number of financial institutions have dropped, the number of de novos has started to rise. The founders of three startup banks discuss the importance of community banks to the country as mission-driven organizations.
The private sector has had its hands in the world of cryptocurrencies for years, but the country’s central banks have held off—until now. While far from a certainty, here’s what you need to know about the development of a central bank digital dollar.
Expect the unexpected. It’s a saying that proved especially true this year, given the months of uncertainty 2020 threw at the banking industry. However, with the proper planning, community banks can make the most out of an unexpected year.
To stay relevant, community banks must align their profit and risk goals with customer preferences—something the former retail behemoth didn’t do. Interest rate swaps are one strategy that can help achieve this.
In the first of a two-article series, we ask Joseph Otting, comptroller of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, for his views on the national bank charter, bank consolidation and whether the big banks are too big.
Natalie Bartholomew is committed to empowering women to become community bankers and work their way up the corporate ladder. As the blogger behind The Girl Banker, the chief administrative officer of Grand Savings Bank highlights the stories of her industry peers and sheds light on the lessons she’s learned in her own career.